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#1 RcC

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Posted 19 March 2014 - 09:00 PM

When I boot up the computer a Windows Explore window opens. This has just started doing this. I have no idea why and I would like to stop it from opening. It opens to the C:\Users\fred\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\AutorunsDisabled  folder which is empty.

Any ideas on what is causing this to open and how do I stop it?

 

Sorry for the bother but I found it. It was in.....HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\ Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\AutorunsDisabled

 

I deleted the AutorunsDisabled folder in the item above and all is good again.


Edited by RcC, 19 March 2014 - 09:31 PM.


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#2 hamluis

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Posted 20 March 2014 - 08:47 AM

FWIW:  Same thing happened to me, I just found The Reason.

 

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